Crock Pot Minestrone

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 5 h 8
Crock Pot Minestrone
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Ingredients


12 medium spear(s) Asparagus (stems removed, cut into thirds)
1 bag(s) Baby spinach
2 can (15oz) Cannellini beans, canned (drained, rinsed)
3 medium Carrots (peeled, sliced)
1 3/4 can(s) (16 oz) Diced tomatoes, canned
1 cup Frozen green peas
3 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
227 gm Pasta, gluten free, dry
1/3 cup Romano cheese (grated, plus extra for topping)
1/2 tsp Salt and pepper (to taste)
1 onion(s) Sweet onion (diced)
3 cup Vegetable stock/broth, low sodium
3 cup Water

Instructions


1. Add diced onions, garlic, carrots, the whole can of diced tomatoes, cannellini beans, stock and water to your crockpot.

2. Cook on low for 4-6 hours, stirring once or twice if you can.

3. About 10-15 minutes before serving, add in asparagus. spinach, peas and pasta. Cook on low for another 10-15 minutes then stir in grated cheese.

4. Taste and season with salt and pepper as desired- about a 1/2 teaspoon of each, but it will depend on the sodium levels in your stock, tomatoes, etc.

5. Serve immediately with additional cheese on top!

Enjoy!

Notes:

Mixed Vegetables

provide key vitamins and minerals important for the health and maintenance of the body!

For more healthy fats - top with fresh avocado slices!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 318
Calories from fat 25.5
Calories from saturated fat 9.3
Total Fat 2.8 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.4 g
Cholesterol 21.3 mg
Sodium 517 mg
Potassium 1185 mg
Total Carbohydrate 62 g
Dietary Fiber 12.9 g
Sugars 5.6 g
Protein 17.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 1.1
Meat Alternative 0.7
Vegetables 4.0

Energy sources


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